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Legal Intern Summer 2023

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Legal
Job Id:  3499

Job Summary  

Works with staff on matters related to a broad range of issues, including employment, corporate governance, litigation, privacy and cybersecurity, and contracts. Performs research, written summaries of research findings, contract and pleading reviews, and other assigned duties under the direction of department attorneys or department specialists while rotating through the Legal Department’s various teams to gain knowledge and experience of the internal legal counsel role and how Legal supports Aflac’s business Students will

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities  

  • Works on specific projects within the practice area rotation; may assist with ad hoc projects related to the industry, and/or practice area processes

  • Continuously develops legal analysis, leadership, presentation, and other business and legal skills through strategic projects and work assignments

  • Receives training and performs duties in assigned team rotation to become familiar with team’s support role to the business, the team’s operations and procedures, and company policies and practices affecting the business

  • Participates in roundtable feedback discussions to interact with other participants and to offer program improvement ideas

  • Performs other duties as required

 

Education & Experience Required 

  • 1L or 2L at an ABA Accredited Law School

  • Work experience desired, but not necessary

 

Job Knowledge & Skills  

  • Legal research and writing

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates acceptance of responsibility, flexibility in acceptance of assignments; exhibits dependability 

  • Proficient in major PC applications, including Microsoft Office, Excel, and Internet access

 

Competencies 

  • Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her/their true intentions; does what he/she/they said they would do; follows through on commitments 

  • Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener 

  • Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her/their career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her/their performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities 

  • Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages  

  • Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial  

  • Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals 

  • Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain background. 

 

Working Conditions  

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  

  • Normal office environment (In-person with hybrid options)

  • Business Casual Attire

 


Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA